Management Accountant, London – Position Filled

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Our client is an award-winning independent hospitality company operating across both retail and events in 4 iconic venues across London.

As they continue to grow over the next few years, they are looking for a new Management Accountant to come on-board and to help support this progress.

The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in producing month end accounts from start to finish, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and drive, as well as being proactive, self-motivated and have the ability to influence and negotiate. Experience in managing accountant assistants is an important aspect of this role, you must possess leadership qualities and the drive to spearhead the department.  You will play an important part in challenging the day to day commercial success of the business and working closely with all department leaders to maximise profits.

You must also show:

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude to your work
  • Flexibility and an adaptable approach to work requirements

Whilst the role will be based at one of their offices, the position will also involve visiting other sites within London.   The role will require meticulous organisation and ongoing co-ordination with the varying daily operational requirements of the various sites.

The successful candidate will be a key part of the senior team, who are responsible for driving all areas of the business. They will also be supporting the senior leaders in dealing with finance, accounting and finance risk matters. They will also be responsible for the financial compliance, cost controls, account reviews and reporting, forecasting and budgeting and provision of financial advice for the Company.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236 469

Accounts Assistant, London – Position Filled

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Our client is a high profile, high volume multi-site venue in Mayfair and they are seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to be fully accountable for purchase ledger process:

Position duties

  • Posting invoices
  • Preparing payments
  • Responding to accounts payable queries
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Reconciling bank statements

There is a lot more that can be added to this role as the person gets up to speed and wants to progress.

This role reports to a highly experienced fully qualified Financial Controller.  This is a ‘work from home’ role opportunity with weekly visits to the site as/when necessary.

Although training will be given, a background in restaurant or hospitality would be advantageous.

Candidates should be able to work legally within the UK.

For more information or to apply, please contact Tairona at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 20 8600 1164

Cash Management Accountant, London – Position Filled

Our client is an operator of luxury hotels and resorts in over 20 countries. They are now seeking to hire a Cash Management Accountant to join the finance team, based at their Head Office in London.

The Position: 

As Cash Management Accountant, you will work in conjunction with the CFO to manage the company’s treasury function to ensure the company can achieve its business objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accuracy of the interfaces between Corporate Cash Management Models and the ERP Financial system
  • Perform daily cash, credit card reconciliation activities for all locations
  • Track book balance vs cash balances for entities through implementation of cash management tools such as Cash Register, Cash flow model, etc. for each entity.
  • Interact with IT and business applications department to solve and clarify any deficiency in the process and flow or information
  • Interact with our Corporate Treasury Team Confirm to clarify any discrepancy on the information provided by the different tools.
  • Oversee established and monitored appropriate cash control procedures for the collection cash receipts on timely manner and update CFO/Corporate Controller of outstanding & delinquent accounts.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of all cash in as its appropriate recording in our ERP Financial System
  • Facilitate regulatory compliance and successful outcomes in internal/external review and audits 

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Possess an inquisitive & analytical mind, excellent organizational skills, flexible & detail-oriented attitude combined with strong analytical & information analysis skills and a proven ability to interact with a diverse range of people in a professional manner.
  • Managing relationships, reporting to senior managers, shareholders, lender and banking institutions.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across corporate departments and third parties.
  • Candidates must have hotel experience and have the right to work in the UK

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 208 600 1160

 

Infrastructure Specialist, London – Position Filled

We are recruiting for an Infrastructure Specialist to join a fast paced, customer focussed team with lots of scope for growth. A snap shot of the role is below.

Position Overview
The role of the Infrastructure Support Engineer is to be responsible for supporting the systems team on the network, VMware, firewall and security infrastructure for three UK properties. Though skilfully trained, they never lose sight of their ultimate reasonability, to create lifelong memories for their customers .

Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience working in an IT environment essential.
  • Be able to demonstrate proven abilities in the support and installation of a variety of IT solutions
  • It is also essential to have a working knowledge and practical experience of the following:
    • Microsoft Desktop & Office Systems
    • VMware VSphere
    • Active Directory Security and Administration, GPO
    • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP
    • Support of hardware, printers, desktops and servers
    • Email, Antivirus & Backup software
    • Networking knowledge regarding WAN, LAN, VLAN, VPN, WLAN, layer 2/3 switching, Firewalls and routers.

A full job description is available upon application.

Candidates must have the UK right to work.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecrutiment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236 469

Assistant IT Manager, French Alps – Position Filled

We are working with international luxury hotel group who has a need for an experienced IT professional to support the Director of IT to support the overall IT network and infrastructure across two luxury seasonal hotels in the French Alps.

Main duties include:

  • Ensure critical systems, specifically Front Office Property Management System, Call Accounting, HSIA, PABX and Food & Beverage Point of Sales computer systems are available twenty-four (24) hours per day.
  • Establish and maintain user procedures and hardware familiarization for all systems. • Provide administration services, to include; contribution to technology capital and operating budgets.
  • Provide Systems Administration, including maintaining user/group accounts, user configuration, trouble-shooting access problems and completion of on-site documentation.
  • Assist in Server infrastructure management, performance monitoring, Operating System upgrades and troubleshooting.
  • Ensure effective support for other systems, including back office, sales and catering and human resources applications and any other at the property.
  • Provide system support services, including service outage diagnosis, troubleshooting and restoration of service, virus protection management.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of new acquisitions and major projects as required.
  • Participate in property-level, corporate-initiated technology implementations.
  • Good knowledge and support for Desktop OS and applications including patches.
  • Provide direct guest support and quality support to function rooms and conference services.
  • Administer Lotus Notes, connection to global VPN and other communication tools.
  • Assist in the process of systems backup and recovery procedures.
  • Assist in management of third party vendors.
  • Provide 24 / 7 support for mission critical systems.
  • Assist at network support and security of Hotel network, Active Directory maintenance,

Candidates should be fluent in French and English.

For more informationor to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236 469

Finance Assistant, London – Position Filled

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Our client is facilities company based in London and which focuses mainly on cleaning. It is a friendly and fast pace company where no two days are the same.

Supporting the Financial Controller, they are now looking to hire an experienced and highly motivated Finance Assistant who has run standard payroll packages, has used a standard recognised accounting system and has at least 2 years’ experience working in a similar position. Confidentiality, excellent organisational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as good customer relations and the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, is reliable and is committed to consistently meeting deadlines.

With responsibility for payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivables and all the transaction entries required to maintain the ledgers up to the trial balance, you will be the main point of contact for payroll queries. The sucessful candidate will also assist in managing the day to-day accounting and finance requirements.

Requirements:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Good timekeeping
  • Qualified AAT Level 4-Ideally but not Compulsory
  • Finance Systems Experience ideally (Sage50 Payroll & Xero Accounts)

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or all on +44 7714 236 469

Financial Controller, East London – Position Filled

Outstanding opportunity to join a privately owned hotel group, in a position of Financial Controller at their 5* London hotel and serviced apartments.

The Financial Controller will have full responsibility for the accounting of the property, overseeing an experienced team of three and reporting to the General Manager.
Main responsibilities will include:
  • Overseeing the Company’s accounting and financial management requirements
  • Leading the Finance Team on the monthly submission of management accounts
  • Review of cashflows and forecasts
  • Preparation of annual budget
  • Liaison with banks and external stakeholders
  • System and procedural reviews and improvements
  • Review and analysis of monthly results along with GM and HODs

We are seeking an experienced hotel Assistant Financial Controller or current Financial Controller, who is able to bring enthusiasm and passion to this role.

Strong system skills, as well as a good commercial knowledge of the London hotel industry essential for this role.

Ideally qualified, or working towards an accounting qualification.

Fantastic hotel – fantastic opportunity!

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at chris@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 20 8600 1160

IT Manager, Turks & Caicos – Position Filled

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An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are seeking an enthusiastic IT Manager to join the team of a luxury resort based in the Turks & Caicos.

The role will be responsible for Information Technology issues, products, software development and services at the property. The successful candidate will provide user training, consultation and support of all property/site systems, network enhancements, hardware and software support. They will also maintain inventory of all hardware products and software licenses, and will review maintenance agreements.

Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Hospitality, Operations, and IT support roles along with minimum of 2 years of Supervisory / Managerial experience. They will also be responsible for the uninterrupted support of all information technology (IT) systems, business and office systems (front and back office software), computer networks, telecommunications, information security, and user support throughout the resort.

A full job description and salary information are available upon application.

If this sounds like a position for you then contact Andrea Shaw at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469 for more information

Financial Controller, London – Position Filled

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We are working with a London based Restaurant and Property Development group who are looking to in-source their accounting function due to significant planned growth in the London market.

The ideal candidate will have multi-site owner/operator experience and experience bringing in house an accounting function or setting up an accounting function in a start-up environment.

Offering a competitive salary, some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Produce monthly management accounts
  • Proven IT skills including advanced Excel
  • Proven experience of implementing SOPs
  • Experience in the restaurant industry
  • Liaising with external accountants
  • Reporting to the owner and her advisors
  • Overseeing daily reconciliations
  • Inhouse payroll
  • Overseeing Purchase ledger and supplier payments

If this position is of interest, please get in touch with Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469.

Management Accountant, London – Position Filled

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We are seeking an experienced multi-site, high volume Management Accountant/Finance Manager with at least 1 – 2 years management accounting experience in restaurants or multi-site hospitality.  Excellent career progression in place.

Detailed Duties: Preparing monthly consolidated and individual management accountants for various group companies Preparation of monthly management accounts includes – Reconciliation and checking of underlying data – Ensuring regular month end procedures are executed – Reconciliation of monthly management accounts to weekly sales and cost reports – Reviewing P&L against expectations – Balance sheet reconciliations including detailed accruals and prepayments and the review of such reconciliations by other finance team members – Providing commentary on variance from expectations and other key matters – Generating monthly management account packs and issuing to the Board, senior management and individual restaurant locations. – Assisting the Board, senior management and restaurant managers with management account queries. Preparation of Key Performance Indicators packs across the group along with quarterly/half yearly bonus calculations. Year end closure and preparation of information for auditors and dealing with their queries.

If this is of interest, please get in touch with Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469, at your earliest convenience to discuss.

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